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saw a handful of republicans on chat shows saying, oh, we'll get the vapors and faint if any defense spending increases are not carried out. what he missed was they were recycling the same four or five republican politicians, and in point of fact that's not where the, certainly not where the country is, it's not where the modern republican party is, it's not where the republicans in the house and the senate are. there's some guys on spending committees who'd like to spend money, that's understandable. but at the end of the day, we should probably figure out how to give the pentagon more flexibility, but they need to save the same amount of dollars promised in the sequester as the rest of the government does. and so the president misjudged believing that republicans would panic during the negotiations on fiscal cliff. he kept waiting for the republicans to put the sequester on the table in order to give it away. and that never happened. the republicans, let's delay the sequester two months, and president obama thought the republicans were retreating. oh, good, i'm going to get my tax
the first case on tuesday on california's proposition 7 ban and on wednesday the defense of marriage act. >>> to paris where hundreds of people clash with police at an anti-gay marriage protest. police fought huge crowds with tear gas and riot greer. protesters are against the proposed law allowing same-sex couples to marry. french lawmakers approved the bill for everyone last month. it's up for a vote in the senate come april. >>> a week from easters and tenses of thousands gather to hear the new pope lead palm sunday prayers. ♪ the pope broke with tradition at the start of the ceremony, greeting the crowd in an open jeep instead of a bulletproof pope mobile. during his message pope francis urged followers to shun corruption and greed. >>> have you noticed that your gas is cheaper? we're on a four-week streak where gas prices are on a steady decline. the lundberg survey reports the national average is 3.71 for a gallon of regular unleaded. that's 22 cents cheaper than a year ago this week. the most expensive gas is in chicago. cheapest is in billings, montana. >>> a pre-historic's fam
. >>> china out with a new warning for the united states about plans to beef up our missile defense system. how this could impact growing tensions with north korea. it's all "happening now.". >>> fox news alert on a campus in chaos. police are investigating a apparent suicide find weapons and explosive devices at the university of central florida. that is how we begin this monday. i'm jon scott. jenna: i'm jenna lee. ucf is canceling classes just hours after evacuating a dorm where a student was found dead, forcing 500 students out of that building. right now police say it appears the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. phil keating live in miami, with more on this, phil? >> reporter: hi, jenna. no class is happening on the ucf campus this morning the ucf campus sits on the eastern side of the orlando metro area and all of this started, this very deadly incident shortly after midnight. first there was alarm in tower one. that is seven-story residential hall. as police and fire arriving to the scene they reports of a man with a gun. when they got to the man's room they confirmed the
to tell them what self-defense firearms to own. >> mayor bloomberg promotes gun control that include as $12 million tv ad campaigning the mayors against illegal guns. here's part of their new ad. >> i've owned a gun all my life and i'll fight for my right to keep it. background checks have nothing to do with taking guns away from anyone. >> meanwhile, crowds are already lining up outside the supreme court ahead of two landmark cases involving same-sex marriage. on tuesday, the high court will begin to hear challenges against proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. >>> president obama is back home in the u.s. he was in israel, the west bank, and jordan. >>> secretary of state john kerry remains in the middle east including meeting with benjamin netanyahu. he urged iraqi leaders to overcome sectarian that threatens the stability. let's go to kristen welker. what is the president saying about the trip to the middle east? how are they characterizing this trip? >> reporter: hi, alex. officials believe he set out to do. he also reaffirmed the united states' commitment to the israeli
the court therefore strike down the defense of marriage act which is one of the cases it will be hearing this week which bans federal benefits for same sex couples legally married in their state. would you streak down that as federal interferences in a state matter? >> you know, i think it is a really complicated issue. i always said that the states have the right to decide. i do believe in traditional marriage. kentucky decided it and i don't think the federal government should tell us otherwise. there are states that have decided in the opposite fashion and i don't think the federal government should tell anybody or any state government how they should decide this. marriage has been a state issue you for hundreds and hundreds of years. doma is complicated because it does provide protection for the states from the federal government part of it federalizes the issue. there is a chance the court could strike down the federalization part of it. if they do i think the way to fix it is maybe to try to make all of the laws more neutral towards the issue. i don't want the government promoting
to act early in self defense in many instances. for the first time, many of those critics felt he understood because he connected it to his own experience as an african-american. he was -- has understood the civil rights movement and because of the history of america and because he said several crucial phrases, essentially said that israel will never go away. so he sort of laid out the honey, then he went and gave the vinegar line saying you have to actually now do a few things you don't like, and here they are. he did a good job from the israeli critics' perspective. >> the palestinians aren't happy, the disproportionate amount of time in israel and what he asked of the two leaders, made no public demand of netanyahu yet in israel he talked about the settlement issue. it is different than four years ago, on the arab street, including ra mal a, thought it would be different. now the israelis think we understand each other better here. >> one thing the president succeeded doing, strategically very important, john, the president set up a phone call between the prime minister of isra
hearings on same-sex marriage challenges. proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. people are already camping out mere the supreme court in washington to get in to the hearings. on thursday, we will find out which cars get a world car award. winner in power categories announced at the new york international auto show. shout-outs go to best all-around, best performance, green cars, and best design. that's going to do it for me. see you throughout the week p much more straight ahead with don lemon. >>> no golf for you. i want to you take a look at this. this is a pga course in orlando where tiger woods was leading before mother nature put the smackdown on it. the weather is severe in many parts of the country today. ridiculous storms here. blizzard there. live from snowy dayton, ohio in just a moment. speaking of tiger, if he wins tomorrow, he will be the new number one golfer in the world. he hasn't held that spot in more than two years going back to when his game and his personal life fell apart in scandal. he has since gotten divorced, spent time in therapy, rebuilt his golf swing. t
ban on gay marriage, prop 8, which voters approved in and on wednesday, the defense of marriage act will be argued, saying that federal agencies will define marriage as being between one man and one woman and advocates are warningave major cultural shift if marriage equality becomes part of the law of the land. >> i wish it were just about the marriage altar. it is about much more. it's about altering all of society, with marriage goes what our children for taught, parents losing the right to define the morals for their children. it's about religious freedom. they are intertwined in our culture. it's about the right to conduct yours business as you see fit. >> support for same-sex marriage has groab, but it's favored by less than half, 49% of registered voters. one of the attorneys arguing for marriage equality this week says he thinks his side will win and it won't be close since he says, marriage is a civil right. >> we are not asking for a new constitutional right. the constitutional right to marry is well established. in fact, the supreme court has ruled you can't take away the
defense system that the u.s. helped pay for. the two leaders are now huddled tess prime minister's house, where in an hour they will hold a joint news conference. >> i'm so sorry michelle couldn't come this time. she actually wanted to, and i think she had some conflicts. >> but first incog knitto, the prime minister tells the president how can he can really sightsee. >> if you have a few free minutes and can slip away from your security, a daunting task, well, we've picked up a few cafes and bars in tel aviv, and we've even prepared a fake mistausche for you. >> good day, live in jerusalem, where we are happy to, as always, be on our partner israel's hot tv. in less than an hour there will be that joint news conference. they have long disagreed on the so-called red lines, the point where iran is so close to getting a nuclear weapon it should be 'tacked preemptively, as the president was giving a guided tour of the iron dome, mr. obama made light of their dispute over red lines. >> where do you want to start in. >> we're following the red line, sir. >> the red lines are -- >> he's always
what the impact of the sequestration is going to be on the budget. the department of defense, because we've had no budget out of harry reid and the democrats on the senate side for four years, we've been operating on continuing resolutions. when you have continuing resolution that takes the previous year funding levels and you have to request changes. frankly it's cost the american taxpayer hundreds of millions of dollars and had an impact but it belongs on harry reid's seat. >> neil: commander. thank you. i think harry reid needs lanny davis, five rules with coping for crisis in business, politics and life. among them is talking straight, right? >> harry reid has a very good heart and i am sorry that the commander jumps to impugning motives rather than disagreeing with the way senator reid did it. i would call it a gaffe. >> neil: you think he was making an incorrect link? >> i don't think he meant to. he's too good of a man. >> neil: he mentioned it in the context of the soldiers and -- not good and crisis management rule number 1 is when you make a mistake, you immediately say i di
beat wisconsin, which was supposed to have a great defense but wisconsin played poorly and we played poorly and won the game. >> congratulations and we'll meet in the elite eight. we should get together and smoke cigars and drinker into watch the game. >> shepard: that's fine. we'll have vote-a-rama. not only can they get nothing done, but -- get some new terms up there are they 80 years old all of system. >> you want an answer that question? >> shepard: good grief. chris, have a great weekend. >> thank you. same to you. >> shepard: i would be watching that normal limit i'll dvr it but i have to good to kansas city. chris wallace will a.er to fox newss, among this guests rand paul. and the gay marriage debate with former white house communications director nicole wallace, and the president of american values organization. >> more tragedy this week for the u.s. marine corps. three u.s. marines are dead after an apparent suicide on the base. a wild shootout caught on camera, and now police say they need your help hunting for the suspect whopped fire into a chinese takeout place. that's
defense education loans i was in the peace corps, changed my lives. my father worked for the city of philadelphia. i have no problem with public service. that's where i'm at. that's how i got here. your party says that's degraded. i got a 47% because my father is on a g.i. bill and ended up on social security. what's wrong with government? >> look it -- >> good for most people. am i addicted to government? >> first of all, as a country, particularly to washington they're addicted to spending. we created this massive point -- >> you're on there. that's your winning -- you got the win card right there. >> manufacturing, obama says those jobs are gone forever. >> he does not say that, actually. >> when did he say that? >> president obama did not say that. >> we've got to admit those jobs are gone. >> no. >> some. >> he worked hard to bring back manufacturing. >> perhaps most typical -- let's get back to our report. reince priebus, it's about communication but the party never tried to stop to distant franchise, mainly poor african-american voters since the last election. stricter phot
as a defense of joe paterno is misguided and inappropriate. >> wow. i suspect penn state's not very happy about any of this coming up again either. >> that's right. we actually heard from one of the victims' attorneys this morning. i spoke to a child advocate and penn state issued a statement and said all three of them said the same thing, this is reopening wounds for these assault victims who are trying to move forward. child advocate said if we learn anything from this this morning, it's that these people never really completely heal because this stuff is constantly being brought back up. >> sarah ganim reporting live for us this morning. thanks. >>> up next, talk back question this morning. can new york city mayor michael bloomberg buy gun control? facebook.com/carolcnn or tweet me @carol cnn. but what we'd rather be making are tee times. tee times are the official start of what we love to do. the time for shots we'd rather forget, and the ones we'll talk about forever. in michigan long days, relaxing weather and more than 800 pristine courses make for the perfect tee time. because being abl
is weighing in on the defense of marriage act. senator paul saying the issue of same-sex marriage should be decided by the states. the federal government, he says, could avoid it all together. listen. >> i don't want the government promoting something i don't believe in but i also don't mind if the government tries to be neutral on the issue. the tax code, i'm for a flat income tax and we wouldn't have marriage as part of the tax code. health insurance. i think there is a way to write it where it would be neutral and you wouldn't bring marriage into the whole idea of health insurance. >> will any of that happen. ? joining me, the anchor of "fox news sunday," chris wallace. good to see you. senator paul has taken this spogs. does very the support behind him? >> well, it's going to be interesting because this is directly involves the case on the defense of marriage october that the supreme court is going to hear this week. that case involves a gay couple, same-sex couple, one of the two women died. the other one had had been legally married in the state and she said, therefore, she should
cases on proposition 8 and at defense of marriage act. daze boies, famous lawyer, ar gug against prop 8 thinks his side will win. >>> and putting up $12 million for a campaign ad, bloomberg is. on "meet the press" this morning, nra executive vice president wayne lapierre says bloomberg's stances were "insane." here's what bloomberg said about his pitch. listen. >> he can say anything he wants but the truth of the mat sir this isn't about wayne lab pierre. it's about a public wanting to be safe on their streets. >> more now about the battle over gun reform, goldie taylor of the goldie taylor project, also an msnbc contributor, perry bacon, msnbc contributor and political editor ford grio and dave, political reporter at slate, also an msnbc contribute perp thanks to all three of you being with me. new york's mayor butting up tdss 12 million of his own money trying to convince voters in key states to pressure their senators on gun reform legislation. take a look. >> i've owned a gun all my life, and i'll fight for my right to keep it. back ground checks have nothing to do with taking guns
could not go forward. the police were not involved. the secretary of defense called out the calvary to push back the unruly crowd so that the women could continue their peaceful exercise of their first amendment rights. today, this is a wonderful peaceful assembly and as a liberation of how far have come in 100 years. >> this weekend, a look at the centennial celebration of the women's suffrage parade that took place on pittsylvania avenue in march, 1913 sunday at 7 p.m. eastern on c-span 3. >> "washington journal" continues. segment looks at the census numbers on publishing changes in america, what areas are thriving. our guests are marc perry from the u.s. census bureau. thank you for being here. also, to help us get perspective is lisa sturtevant from george mason university. thank you to you as well. that thek at the map u.s. census has shared. how the population is changing in 2011 to 2012. we are seeing in green, areas that are on the rise. what are the takeaways from this? populationnew estimates, these are four counties and metro areas. host: counties and metro and micro? th
atcludes the sequester level. there is flex ability for the military, department of defense and a few other areas that allow money to be moved to areas of greater priority. the house republicans passed to that thest year so across-the-board cuts did not occur in the way they have occurred. we felt there was much greater flexibility. we need to be wiser about this. we need to get the economy rolling again. and across-the-board cut is not the wisest way to do that. we did not get corroboration from the senate or the president. host: when it comes to the budget, which begins october 1, are there cuts to government spending in the ryan budget? guest: that is one of the great myths. people on the other side say you're slashing and burning. the fact of the matter is, this is the path we are on now. is theleft of that amount of debt the government has held since world war ii in the gray. you come up to where the rant -- red and green begin, that is the current path we are on. we are destined to take more and more and more debt on as a country, unless we change things. the green line is our budget,
. they will take up the defense of marriage act. both laws ban same-sex marriage. a decision will not come until later this year. >>> "the new york times" had a really interesting article saying a lot of the people in line are paid place holders in that line. >> i wouldn't be surprised. >> i think there are 50 seats people are dying to get their hands on. >>> $13 billion deal in place to bail out cyprus. the european union agreeing to rescue the island nation from economic collapse. the plan shrinks cyprus' bloated banking system and account holders at some banks with balances over $100,000ure yoez, they could suffer heavy losses. it calls for dismantling of the popular bank of cyprus with shareholders and bond holders expectsed to be wiped out. >>> one lucky powerball winner is holding a tickets worth $338.3 more this morning. it was sold in new jersey. it is the fourth largest jackpot and powerball history. the lump sum payout, $221 million. here are the winning numbers from saturday in case you have that ticket. 17, 29, 31, 52, 53, powerball is 31. >> sigh. not me. >> sigh. not me. i lot of n
visited with a top american, which was chuck hagel, of course, defense secretary. kerry has such a good relationship, he's going to try to smooth things over. they think they can get past all of the difficulties with karzai. and they've got a lot of big issues. they've got the transition, political transition to talk about. they've got the obvious transition of a downsizing of the forces and eventually after 2014, figuring out what kind of security agreement there will be with afghanistan. as you've heard, the turnover of the prison today is a big deal, and the americans have been guaranteed that the most dangerous prisoners will not be released. that remains to be seen. but there are a lot of issues. this is, of course, a trip which has already taken kerry to the middle east, working on the israeli palestinian issue in support of president obama. and then trying to help broker that turkish/israeli agreement to restart their relations. and then, of course, his trip to jordan and then the unannounced secret trip to baghdad only yesterday, where he was really chiding and warning prime min
this is effective. is that a solid defense? >> people are going to look at about three years ago when plaxico burress was prosecuted and new york waved its fwlag of our no issuance policy ned, there's not a place stricter with gun rights. at the time mayor bloomberg and his other colleagues were saying we have the toughest laws in the country. look at the crime and how it's gone down. and some of the people are saying on the side of stopping this practice, hey, which one is it here. or is it other factories that have nothing to do with stopping people. what they're also saying is you're replacing one crime with another crime. because for go to somebody that's innocent of a crime, a high school student on his way to school, and frisk them and search them, it has a terrible impact in and of itself is a kind of crime. >> this not only would have ram if i indications for new york city, but other cities. i know a number of other cities are considering it, as well.cit. i know a number of other cities are considering it, as well. would this ruling have ramifications throughout? >> it will. and the r
is a common pastime of republican politicians who attacked this president's choice for secretary of defense as somehow being an enemy of israel. it is a common past time for fox news commentators and other right wing pundits. they would have shouted down this president for saying what he was about to say, and they would have claimed that their shouting was all in defense and support of the people of israel. the president chose today to speak directly to the people of israel, including that heckler, about the hopes and dreams and, yes, the rights and fair expectations of the palestinian people. and not only did he not get booed for that, he was cheered for speaking to the israeli people about the palestinian people. the strongest cheers he got in his speech today surely much to the discomfort of benjamin netanyahu, were all for his vision of the future for israelis and for the palestinian people. >> given the demographics west of the jordan river, the only way for israel to endure and thrive as a jewish and democratic state is through the realization of an independent and viable palestine. t
short of u.s. direct interventions. applying the armed and defense capabilities. emerging bipartisan coalition in congress pushing for that. basically coming out for it a couple of days in the senate, senators marco rubio and bob casey, casey, democrat of pennsylvania have provided more legislation to provide more support for the syrians. so i think the combination of the human catastrophe. then you add this development. i think it gets to a point where the question is, yes, engaging in some way and providing e resources on the ground are risky but riskier than where this is heading? >> how long do we wait? obviously, this is a country exhausted by ten years of war going into iraq for all of the wrong reasons a decade ago. our policy leaders remembering that but are we like generals fighting the last war who have the human catastrophe in front of us? 70,000 killed. so many displaced. how long do we -- >> we don't mind sitting out of humanitari humanitari humanitarian castastrophes. since 1998 most thing millions of people have been killed. we are looking at this for digit reasons so
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stories. >>> it is another crucial day for accused killer jodi arias and the defense team. the judge will decide if dr. richard samuels can return to the stand. samuels wants to testify that arias killed her ex-boyfriend, travis alexander, in a heat of the moment and did not plan it. that detail, if proven true, could save her from the death penalty. arias admits she killed alexander, but she claims it was in self-defense. >>> china is criticizing the pentagon's plan to install new missile defense batteries against north korea's growing nuclear threat saying it doesn't help the situation. meanwhile, a key member of congress is questioning the stability of north korean leader kim jong-un. congressman mike rogers, the chairman of the house intelligence committee, appearing on cnn's "state of the union." >> you have a 28-year-old leader, who is trying to prove himself to the military, and the military eager to have a saber rattling for their own self-interest. >> some analysts are now openly questioning whether or not kim jong-un is even in charge of north korea or if it's the military
was going to be asked to do something very hard, which inevitably puts each leader in a defensive crouch. given the environment, the ability to have serious discussion that is could lay a basis for moving forward i think may well have been done in this trip and we'll see what comes now in the aftermath of the secretary of state. the measure of the trip won't be what happens this week or next, it's going to be what happens over the next couple months. >> yeah. guys, to both of you, the president said during the press conference with king abdullah, that the u.s. is in a no-win situation in syria. it's criticized when it takes military action. it's krit siced for not taking military action. so what then are the options on the table, martin? >> well, the americans are insisting they need to act within the international community. it can't be up to the united states always to send in troops, and i don't really think that people in the region are expecting that, but there needs to be some kind of effort made to enable -- my feeling is a clear winner in syria. we're all talking about the emphas
and read from. didn't seem electrified by it. >> but read it is a defense of how -- we are talking mainly how he was received. >> he wasn't received well. another person who was not received well was bobby jindal. >> i heard that fell flat too. he was telling old jokes? >> a lot of jokes he did at the gridiron. talking about eric holder. >> i see eric holder is here. no, he wasn't. >> that's cpac. yeah, pretty likely. >> you need to draw that line there that. >> he did a whole slot on knotsberry farm that fell flat. nobody got it. >> two wig winners, rand paul and won the straw poll going away and receiving with his speech and marco rubio did really well. i think you see chris christie sitting there with 7% -- >> who? >> chris christie. >> he was not only excluded, he was insulted there by some extreme voice. >> insult chris christie, you only make him stronger. >> i know. ron, chris christie couldn't have had it any better. first of all, he didn't have to go to cpac and, secondly, he was on everybody's mind at cpac and, third, he fred ahead from the vice presidential nominee in the polli
of people who lived through the terror 30 years ago. the prosecutor. >> obviously guilty. >> the defense attorney. >> not proven. >> one way or the other. the fbi agent in charge? >> guilty of two double homicides. >> sheila baltazar. >> he could have killed all of them. >> the supreme court justice. >> not proven. >> the witness. >> guilty. >> camille bell. >> innocent but stupid. >> that first task force detective. >> no maybes, ifs, guilty. >> right man for those homicides is in jail. >> the original audience verdict guilty, 69%, innocent 4%. not proven either way, 27%. >>> hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. a lot of news to get to this ho hour. >> i'm sorry to put you guys through this. >> that is one of two high school students found guilty of rape today in steubenville hoe home. after four days of testimony, a judge sentenced them to serve time on charges they sexually attacked another high school student while she was too drunk to say no. stay right there. full details from our reporter who was inside the courtroom for the entire time. that's coming up in just
constantly. so you're always on the defense. i think as far as the banks are concerned, and as far as, you know, what happened on friday with jpmorgan is concerned, it is clear that you have across the aisle, bipartisan support to go after the financials and go after the banks. the banks now being so well capitalized are also a great place to go and try to exact money. exact funds. that's certainly what the consumer finance protection bureau is doing. i think that's what a.g.s are going to do. it will be a steady beatdown. there's nothing going to be as huge as the mortgage clickback. it will be an omnipresent concern. i think that's why you see a certain portion of discount in the stocks. >> it doesn't bother you about bank of america. that's the stock you said is the most owned for 2013? >> all this is factored into bank of america. but bank of america has the most operating leverage of any of these big financials. so, wryeah, it always bothers m. but they have so much stuff in the rear-view mirror as opposed to maybe some other banks. >> what's your take on jpmorgan? i mean, watching th
support of rand paul's filibuster to his fierce opposition of chuck hagel as secretary of the defense. senator cruz has already demonstrated he has no problem confronting the establishment and proved that again last week when he dared to question veteran california democrat dianne feinstein to justify why she thinks the government has the right to limit the second amendment rights. >> would she think that the fourth amendment searches and seizures could only apply to the specified individuals and not to the individuals that congress has deemed outside the protection of the bill of rights? >> i'm not a 6th grader. senator, i've been on this committee for 20 years. it's fine you want to lecture me he on the constitution, i appreciate it. just know i've been here for a long time. >> nobody doubts her sincerity and passion yet at the same time i would note that she chose not to question i asked: would it be consistent with the constitution for congress to specific which books are permitted and which are not? >> the answer is obvious, no. >> sean: following that exchanning cruz was hammere
, according to the department of defense. and, of course, more than a 100,000 iraqis also lost their lives. joining us, michael o'hanlan, senior policy fellow at the brookings institution. here with me in new york, jeremy scahill, national security correspondent for "the nation" and author of "dirty wars" due to pub lilish next month. the first lady spent time today with veterans of the war. the president issued a statement honoring those who paid the ultimate price. has this become a war that americans would prefer to consign to distant memory? >> hi, martin. well, i think the short answer is, yes. i also very much appreciate your introduction and starting with remembering our veterans. because i think rather than this being seen as a day to commemorate either a victory or defeat, it's a day to commemorate the service of so many. because as you say, the cost has been enormous and the costs are right before us. the costs have largely already been paid. the benefits, which i hope will ultimately be substantial, are nonetheless very fragile. or provisional. a new iraqi government, which at l
three billion dollars has been in aid to israel to their defense systems there. 275 million for the iron dome. >> sean: i got that. let me ask a question, joe trippi. wait a minute. >> every step of the way we've been there and said he won't let iran have a nuclear weapon. they don't have one yet. >> sean: is it a mistake to give the former terrorist head of the muslim brotherhood, mohammed morsi, f-16 tanks 1.5 billion taxpayer dollars, is that a mistake, joe trippi? >> i don't know if it's a mistake or not. >> sean: so what do you think, bill cunningham. >> we can't afford 6th graders on spring break going through the white house and we ship terrorists like morsi, hundreds of millions of dollars, tanks and f-16's. they're going to use them to kill israelis, we're supplying the weapons to kill israelis and that's a nobel peace prize winner. that's one way to look at it, bill, on the other hand it's been egypt and the enforcement of the peace agreement with egypt-- >> that was under mubarak. >> right, and what we know is so far the muslim brotherhood has kept that in place. so-- >> no, n
for that. her defense appealed that as well. the supreme court will make that decision. if they overturn her conviction and could seek money and could $525,000 to $750,000. >> what a big range of consequence could come out of this. thank you for joining us appreciate it. amanda knox will speak for the first time in an abc news primetime special with diane sawyer, tuesday april 30th at 10:00 p.m. eastern time. >> and we will be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from ou ♪ all i do is win win win >> the miami heat is hot. the team is chasing a winning streak few have accomplished. >> heat beat the charlotte bobcats to extend the league, pushing them into elite territory and perhaps the history books. abc's john schifrin has more. >> reporter: by georgetown getting stunned by florida gulf coast university and number one seeded gonzaga getting knocked out, the ncaa march madness tournament is almost defying reality. over in the nba. >> here it comes. >> reporter: the miami heat dream team is doing just what is expected of them, winning and winning and winning.
at this installation of part of the iron dome defense system that the president did not make time to go out into the countryside to see it so they brought one of them right to the airport so he could look at it. is this star wars missile defense israeli style with our money? >> it is. we paid for most of this system. about $250 million to this system, and it works a little but nowhere near what they are claiming. they claimed almost 90% effectiveness during the war. they claimed it shot down hundreds of these short-range rockets. independent scientists are now examining it, and they are looking at videos. if you shot down nine out of ten, zero, none. they can find no visual evidence of an interception. in fact they see the opposite, they see the dome going up and then taking sharp turns to chase the rocket it just missed. it sends pellets out in the path of the in-coming missile. if it is off a few degrees those pellets don't do any good. and they are finding a lot more ground damage has occurred. so the claims of this iron dome are now being brought back down to earth, a
is the iron dome missile defense system, something that the united states helped fund, the united states giving israel somewhere around $3 billion per year for its security. they are actually bringing one of the iron dome batteries to the airport so that he can see it for time purposes. this is the battery that has -- >> sara i don't know if you can see this -- sara -- if i could interrupt you for a minute we are looking at president obama, as he is coming off air force one there, to meet prime minister benjamin netanyahu. sorry to interrupt you. i don't think you have the pictures. i don't think you're watching them, as well. a big smile, as he is there to greet benjamin netanyahu, or benjamin netanyahu is there to greet president obama. >> how are you? good to see you. >> sara, continue if you could -- >> we can listen in a little bit. >> good to see you. >> good seeing you. >> thank you so much. >> thank you for coming. >> wonderful to be here. >> thank you so much. thank you. >> great to see up. >> glad to have you here. >> it's great to be here. thank you so much. >> how are you? so
about keeping firearms in armories. to me, the meaning of the second amendment is home and self-defense against a terrorist-type government. i live in a rural area. thinkot know who they they are going to call if someone breaks in their home or threatens their life. the police will not be there in two seconds. to me, my firearms in my home or my self protection. maryland is trying to pass the flaws that make no sense at all and it mostly is posturing because our governor o'malley wants to run for president and let me ask you two a question. homes have guns in your on the or what protection do you have? host: stay with us, jim, are you a member of any gun advocacy groups like the nra? caller: for years to read am a member of national rifle. we have background checks. i have no problem with background checks, but now maryland wants to fingerprint you. i do not understand where that is going. they want me to register my firearms. well, again, i just ration me, the next thing is confiscation. host: you are ok with background checks, but not registering your gun. caller: no, ma'am. i do not
as well now. >> right now the department of defense has a study going on for women in the combat. they're looking at over 237 different job opportunities for women to possibly serve in. women have been serving in combat for decades. now, the thing that is important to remember here is standards. we need to insure that our women meet the same standards. not a female standard, not a male standard, but the standard. and if they are able to meet and exceed those, then they ought to have the opportunity to serve in those role. it's important we're thouedcal -- methodical, that we look at the long-term effects on our women. >> steve: so after the study, they'll do the analysis and they'll decide then whether or not women should be on the front lines? >> yes. >> steve: all right. you're okay with that? >> i am okay with that. >> steve: all right. >> as long as we do due diligence and do this right and study it and insure that the women are able to perform those duties. >> steve: thank you very much for your service. thanks very much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> steve: good luck in a
's the only reason, but a lot of the guys are using helmets as a weapon. >> on the offense, it is almost self-defense. >> if you have a helmet on, you use it as a weapon no matter what position you hold you should be held responsible and accountable. >>> here is a guy who has some explaining to do after attending tuesday's nba game orlando/indiana. he refuses to let his female companion have any ice cream. >> not once, but twice he defends the mint chocolate chip waffle cone. her shocked reaction pretty priceless. they were cheering for the home team. they didn't home. the pacers did win by -- 22, that's winning the war and losing the battle. that guy. what do you think when the female companion got home. . >> i don't think he got any female companionship when they got home. >> nicer way of saying what i am trying to say. are you a sharer when it comes to ice cream? >> when going out to dinner. even with friends i like how to get a couple dishes. stick my fork in. i'm not queasy that way. >> that's what you are supposed to do it, especially with your girlfriend. female companion, your girlfriend. any
're filibustering here as well. >> exactly. the only thing different, chuck, was your defense. usually you say it's one question with four parts. this case, you had religious reasons. >> well done. we're part of you. >> it really was only three questions. >> he's still going. >> coming up, does the punishment fit the crime? what one teenager did that led to his arrest and a six-month ban from saying the word bingo. >> and a remarkable discovery off the coast of florida tied to the apollo mission that landed the first humans on the moon. we'll go live to the kennedy space center for more on that. first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> coming up, think your private information is safe and secure? wait until you see what someone can learn about you with a computer and about 15 minutes to spare. >> and makeup makeovers for mature women, live in our studio after your local news. [ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice but the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down, and you can't grow your enamel back. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel, because it hel
these last months talking about the dramatic cuts to defense and sequester, $550 billion. repeal of this would cost more. i would urge if you want to repeal the estate tax, pay for it. vote for the warner amendment 693. the presiding officer: who yields time in opposition? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from south dakota. mr. thune: mr. president, i appreciate the effort being made by the senator from virginia. he's moving in the right direction. we do need to get rid of this once and for all. and i'd be happy to accept his amendment by voice if he'd be willing to do that. but i do think it's important that we have a vote on eliminating the death tax. the death tax is a punitive tax. it hits farmers and ranchers squarely in the face at a time when they're trying to pass on their farm or ranch operation to the next generation of americans and, by the way, the amendment that i will offer does -- is a deficit-neutral reserve fund. it would be offset. it's simply the point that the senator from virginia made about it not being offset is not accurate. it
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